WikiLeaks’ Assange too ill to appear via video link in U.S. extradition hearing

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was too ill on Thursday to appear via video link from a British prison in a hearing on an extradition request from the United States, his lawyer said.

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Donald Trump posts a carefully doctored video of Pelosi’s recent speech online, President says ‘she has lost it’

President Donald Trump helps doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi go viral online

A conservative group has doctored and altered a video of Nancy Pelosi and it’s going viral on social media. The video comes after Trump called Pelosi “a mess” who has “lost it.”

Julian Assange’s belongings ‘to be confiscated’ by US authorities

“It is an unprecedented attack on the rights of the defence, freedom of expression and access to information exposing massive human rights abuses and corruption. We call on international protection institutions to intervene to put a stop to this persecution,”/Adam ForrestThe Independent

Julian Assange’s belongings from his time living in the Ecuadorian embassy in London will be seized by US prosecutors in the UK  Monday, according to WikiLeaks.

Ecuadorian officials are travelling to London to allow US prosecutors to “help themselves” to items at the embassy – including legal papers, medical records and electronic equipment – the organisation has claimed.

BREXIT, EU elections: Key to Labour victory on May 23rd is the contrasting “nasty nationalism of Brexit Party”; Tom Watson

Cross-party Brexit talks resumed Monday… again.Labour Deputy Leader Tom Watson believes the key to Labour’s vote holding up on May 23rd is portraying the election as a choice between the “nasty nationalism of the Farage Brexit Party” and “the tolerant, compassionate outward-looking patriotism of the Labour Party”